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  1. Newbie
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    about "is said"+tense

    Please let me know which is right:

    The building is said ______ built twenty years ago.
    a. to be b. having been
    c. that it was d. to have been

    Thanks.

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    Re: about "is said"+tense

    Quote Originally Posted by englishbean View Post
    Please let me know which is right:

    The building is said ______ built twenty years ago.
    a. to be b. having been
    c. that it was d. to have been

    Thanks.
    d.

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    Re: about "is said"+tense

    englishbean, hello and welcome to Using English.

    Next time, please tell us your choice first. Thanks.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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